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. the maximum salary allowed is 172200. who makes that much? only the most recognizable staffers. john brennan, chief of staff and advisor and 17 others. six figures sounds like a pretty good salary. most of them gave up much higher paying jobs to work for the president. $172,000 is chump change for them. bill daily made $9 million at jp morgan. david may the made one and a half million at puff strategies. work figure the president sometimes increases their profitability more. guess who gets the top salary? president obama. the president makes about $400,000 a year. in new york i'm alison. >>> fox reports. you decide if this is a cheap shot. hackers got into the network's twitter account and put out one of the worst stories of the year. >>> shop lifting is on the rise. why do many feel that this is good news. wait until you hear this reason. ♪ [ female announcer ] everybody loves that cushiony feeling. uh oh. i gotta go. [ female announcer ] and with charmin ultra soft, you can get that same cushiony feeling you love while still using less. charmin ultra soft has extra cushions that are soft
-span.org. >> john brennan unveiled unused counterterrorism strategy and pakistan -- on velde a and new counter-terrorism strategy on pakistan -- unveiled a new counterterrorism strategy for pakistan. this is about one hour, 50 minutes. >> have never heard it so quiet. that is a sense of our anticipation and excitement about our program today. we welcome you. many on and guests, dear student, faculty, others, we are pleased and honored to host john brennan, the assistant to the president for homeland security and terrorism -- counter- terrorism. it introduced are speaker, we have the perfect person right here in our community. prof. john mclaughlin is a member of our faculty, holding the position of distinguish practitioner at the philip merrill center for strategic studies. as many of you know, john had a highly distinguished career as a central event -- at the central intelligence agency. beginning in 1972 car racing to the rank of deputy director, acting director in two dozen for. no one could have a keener appreciation of the challenges facing our speaker every day. professor, prepared -- t
way, i think it's fair to say, and john brennan did it again today in a speech of saying, look, yes, this is a complicated relationship, we need each other, we're going to try really hard. this is going to work and lifting all of pakistan's accomplishments in counterterrorism. how concerned are you and what effect would it actually have if congress stands up and starts complaining more actually to the point of imposing more restrictions on aid and threatening to cut it off? >> first of all, we don't want this relationship to be just about aid, so i think that when people start talking about threatening to cut off aid, et, etc., i tell them, you know what? let's just back off on this aid business, you know? it's not like sort of, it's not like we are hired help, and the aid is our renumeration. it's something we have worked together. we both agreed that's the way forward to try to strengthen our country's capabilities in fighting terrorism and having the social and economic base that will enable us to deny the terrorist recruiters more recruits for the future. so let's not just make
speaker john brennan continue searching for their so-called grand bargain with as much as $4 trillion in deficit-reduction. starting at 11:00 this morning the president will take its case to the public as the clock ticks down to the august 2 deadline. he will speak at the university coliseum. a limited number of general admission tickets were made available to the university. this will be his first public appearance this month outside what he calls the white house bubble. the president argues that we have the opportunity to do something big and meaningful. he says we should ask the wealthiest individuals and biggest corporations to pay their fair share. he says that is not just the democratic position. he says it's one that has been taken by everyone from warren buffett to bill o'reilly. >>> thousands of federal employees could find themselves off the job tonight. congress has until midnight to reauthorize the federal aviation administration. if it does not, 4000 workers could be furloughed. airlines would not have to collect ticket taxes costing the government hundreds of millions of
as john brennan recently said by which everyone generally accepts, this means drone attacks. the pakistani military just announced, the defense minister sid, they will not allow the united states to use the base anymore. have you been told by the pakistanis that the united states has to curtail or limit its military operations in pakistan? >> let me say a couple things about that. number one, from the outset of the administration we determined that we would launch an aggressive, focused, relentless effort on al qaeda and associated groups to dismantle, disrupt and ultimately defeat them. we've been doing that successfully. and we're going to continue these efforts and these efforts are focus the on al qaeda central and south asia but also focused on affiliates around the world, number one. number two, we have the capability to continue this. without commenting on the story that you have outlined here, i have every confidence we can continue this, that we will continue this effort at a pace in an intensity that will allow to us put al qaeda -- continue to put al qaeda on the road to defeat
carney, counter terrorism advisor john brennan. chiefs of staff bill daley. adviser david plouffe and seven others. of course, the president makes over $400,000. >> we're talking our tax dollars. >> what if they're with private companies? >> they would make a lot more. let's take the case of bill daley, for example, when he was working with jpmorgan, he was making $9 million. >> whoa! >> but think of it this way, of course working at the white house increases your marketability so maybe the next job he will make $15 million. there are speaking tours and books you can write. >> $9 million to do government work. >> exactly. >> wow! $9 million. >> maybe you've made so much you say i want to give back to the community. that's gotta be a huge motivator for a lot of folks. >> you would think. >> thanks, jess. >> gulp! >> $9 million! >> the verdict that has many parents shaking their heads in disbelief. >> it was some type of horrific accident. the family knows a lot more. >> and now, some jurors who heard the case are speaking out about why they would not convict casey anthony. we'll he
states has used unique assets as john brennan recently said which generally everyone accepts this means drone attacks. the pack staen stanny defense military said they will not allow them to use the base anymore. they seethe seem to be indicating they do not want the united states to be conducting drone attacks. have you been told by the pack stannys that the united states has to curtail or limit its military operations in pakistan? >> a couple of things about that. number one, from the outset of the administration we determined we would launch an aggressive, focused, relentless effort on al qaeda and associated group to disrupt and dismantle them and we have been doing that successfully. the ranks have been decimated as the president said in his speech in afghanistan. and we will continue these efforts. these efforts are focused on al qaeda central in south asia and affiliates around the world. number two. we have the capability to continue to do this. and without commenting on the story you have outlined here, i have every confidence we can and will continue this effort at a pace and
want to go to a couple of people that you quote in this book, john brennan's the preds's chief advisor and james clapper who's the director of national intelligence. clapper said in front of congress, muslim brotherhood secular organization, kind of like the kiwanis club, they jihad is like a personal struggle. now as you've interviewed people, as you've studied this, if you take the average muslim immigrant to this country, do they believe that? or are they inclined to be strict adherence to shari'a which says jihad is not a personal struggle. as global struggle for dominance and it's not achieved until people of the book, christians and jews, and other nonbelievers are either submitting to us or are dead. >> guest: fred not every muslim believes that, thank god. i've worked with many muslims here in washington, d.c., who don't want jihad. don't want shari'a and they are truly moderate but, look, polls show and i point them out in the book, that some 13 -- this is a pew research poll, some 13% of american muslims support suicide bombings in some shape or form. that number rises to 26%
administration has gone out of its way i think it is fair to say and john brennan did it again today in his speech and saying look, yes this is the competition relationship. we need each other and we are going to try really hard. this is going to work in enlisting all of pakistan's accomplishments and counterterrorism. how concerned are you and what effect would actually have if congress stands up and starts complaining more actually to the point of imposing more restrictions on aid and threatening to cut it off? >> first of all we don't want this relationship to be just about aid so i think when people start talking about threatening to cut off aid etc. i tell them, let's back off on the state is this. is not like we are hired help and the aid is our renumeration. is something we have worked together and they be of both agree that is the way forward to try to strengthen our countries capabilities in fighting terrorism. and having the social and economic base that will enable us to deny that there are for critters, more recruits for the future. let's not just make it as you know a reward an
obligations. we will see how this -- this is not much different from the john brennan bill that came down. i do not know. we will have to -- from the john boehner bill that came down. i congratulate the president. he has worked hard to reconcile many views on the subject so bad weekend on a people's faith and credit of denied his states- -- so that we can honor the full faith and credit of the united states of america. i have not seen the final product in writing. you know what it with -- you know what they say, the details are important. i will have a discussion with my caucus. >> i just got a statement from the congressional black caucus. the progressives are going to hold a press conference tomorrow. they are pressing the president to use the 14th amendment. do you sense that if you have to cobble together a coalition with republicans that this is enough to ruin this deal? >> i do not know all the particulars about what the ramifications are. we have to avoid default. we are going to do so in a way that does not impede our economic recovery and does not harm american families. they are go
was briefed this morning by john brennan. as you pointed out, though, during that meeting with the president, he made his first public comments in reaction to the situation in norway. take a listen. >> i wanted to personally extend my condolences to the people of norway. and it's a reminder that the entire international community have a stake in preventing this kind of terror from occurring and that we have to work cooperatively together. both with intelligence and in terms of prevention of these kinds of horrible attacks. >> reporter: now the prime minister of new zealand also weighing in saying that if, in fact, this is an act of terrorism, it points out that no country no matter how small or large is immune from such a risk. brooke? >> do we know yet if barack obama has picked up the phone and reached out to the prime minister yet of norway? >> we do not know at this point. in fact, i did inquire of a senior administration official if, in fact, he plans additional briefings on this information that we're still gathering. hope to have more on that later. >> dan, always appreciate it. thank
the americans are defensive about in last month for example john brennan tried to relay concerns he took to new targeting procedure and he said that in the past year there hasn't been a single collateral death because of the exceptional proficiency precision of the capabilities we have been able to develop. in other words because they have been checking much more carefully that no other people are on the compounds when they strike. they say, no one has been killed as a result. >> so, have they delivered on that ambition and that promise? >> this is where the new research comes in by the bureau of and investigative journalism which is a nonprofit organization of journalists that dig into this kind of thing. they have done some work on strikes carried out since august the 23rd of 2010 which is when there was a particular strike that caused casualties and the u.s. assents change their policy. they say by their reckoning 45 people, civilians who were not militants are key figures in the leadership of al qaeda or the taliban were killed during that period. they are looking at a further 15 incidents
for sure, but we do know that our defensive about it, and last month, for example, john brennan tried to allay concerns and talked about new procedure and said that in the past year there have not been a single collateral death because of the exceptional efficiency and provision -- decision of the capabilities they been able to develop. they say no one has been killed. >> so have they delivered on that envisioned? >> this is where the new research comes in here it has been done by the bureau of investigative journalism, which is a non-profit organization of journalists that dig into this kind of thing. they had done some work on strikes carried out since august 23, 2010, which is when they did a particular strike when the u.s. changes its policy. they say that by their reckoning, 45 people, civilians who were not militants or key figures in the leadership of al qaeda with the taliban, were killed during that time. looking at a for the theme, they would estimate another 60 and involve people were killed, making it well over 100 casualties. the u.s. has responded to the bureau of invest
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